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  • Three big improvements coming to 5600 West

    SALT LAKE CITY — Big changes are coming to one of the busiest roads in the Salt Lake Valley. The Utah Department of Transportation says three major improvements are coming to 5600 West in the near future. First, the road will be widened to five total lanes. Also, many drivers encounter traffic problems in the area where the road intersects with a Union Pacific railroad line. UDOT says there will be a bridge built there in 2021. By then, a third […]

  • A celebration of life for Joe McQueen

    OGDEN, Utah — Joe McQueen, a jazz music legend who called Ogden home, died earlier this month. A celebration of his life was held Saturday, and FOX 13’s Todd Tanner was there. Watch the video above to see why many called the 100-year-old saxaphonist “the Original Utah Jazzman.”

  • Get an inside look at Utah’s most expensive home

    PARK CITY, Utah—The sale of a home in a gated community near Park City has set a record for the state of Utah. The home lasted only a few days on the market and sold for $25 million. While the price is a benchmark, it’s one that could soon be surpassed. Luxury home sales are up in Utah. According to the Salt Lake Board of Realtors, wealthy transplants from California and New York are fueling an increase in high-end home […]

  • Six Utah teens get pulled over by police, end up with Lagoon all to themselves

    FARMINGTON, Utah — Six Farmington High School students were recently pulled over as they left the school on a lunch break. After inspecting the vehicle, Officer Giancarlo Candiotti of the Farmington Police Department told the teens they’d all be getting tickets: Free tickets to Lagoon. From there the teens were given a police escort to Lagoon, where they were met at the front gate by spokesperson Julie Freed. “Today the park is closed,” Freed said. “You guys are the only […]

  • Uniquely Utah: the ‘Train to Tomorrow’

    OGDEN, Utah — There have been celebrations and exhibits all over Utah this year marking the anniversary of the Golden Spike and the restoration of a train called “Big Boy.” But there’s an old train in Ogden that’s seemingly been forgotten by time. Fox 13’s Todd Tanner first profiled the “Train to Tomorrow” back in 2011, and now he takes us back to see what’s happened since then.

  • Uniquely Utah: Finding peace among wild horses

    A man recovering from a devastating injury has found peace and inspiration among Utah’s wild horses. Fox 13’s Todd Tanner and Taylor  Schuss tell Guillermo Avila Paz’s story:

  • Lagoon’s new ride rising, details emerging

    FARMINGTON, Utah — A massive new ride on the north of Lagoon is beginning to take shape. A Lagoon representative confirms to FOX 13 that 1,700 square yards of concrete were recently poured as part of a massive foundation. The new ride doesn’t have an official name as of yet, nor an official opening date. Watch the video to see what details are available for now.

  • Utah family returns from vacation to a home they hardly recognize

    HEBER CITY, Utah — Chanse and Courtney Poulson and their two small children recently returned to their Heber City home from a trip to Yellowstone. What the Poulsons didn’t know is that while they were away, the Fox 13 Dream Team—along with an army of professionals and volunteers—were transforming their home. Courtney Poulson is just 24 years old and has ALS. The disease has taken away her ability to walk, but she still leads her family with a combination of […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Iconic ‘Rio Grande’ sign gets an upgrade

    SALT LAKE CITY — An iconic piece of Utah’s past disappeared for a bit, but it’s back now … sort of. The massive sign on top of the old Rio Grande train station is back after a brief absence. For seventy years or so, it has dominated the skyline at the end of 300 South in Salt Lake City. But if you look closely, the sign is a little different than before. The old neon sign has been replaced by […]

  • Evacuee describes overnight flight from home near Gun Range Fire in Bountiful

    BOUNTIFUL, Utah — Hundreds of people were evacuated early Friday morning after a wildfire broke out in Bountiful. Some of those evacuees are sheltering at a Latter-day Saint meetinghouse near the fire, and one of them spoke to Fox 13’s Todd Tanner about waking up in the middle of the night and rushing to safety. Three homes were destroyed and five were damaged by the fire. An evacuation center was set up at a Latter-day Saint meetinghouse at Center and […]

  • Dream Team: Old Grantsville Theater surprised by masked singer on a charitable mission

    GRANTSVILLE, Utah — During auditions for an upcoming production of the Old Grantsville Theater, a singer in a fox mask decided to display his vocal talents. His audition wasn’t particularly good, but it’s OK: it was all part of a Fox 13 Dream Team surprise for Macae and Kelly Wanberg. The Wanbergs run the Old Grantsville Theater, which has been turning out high-quality performances. They have a hand in every element of each show. They cast and train the talent, […]

  • Uniquely Utah: Historic theater may not be restored

    SALT LAKE CITY — A century-old theater was just announced that it may be too expensive to renovate. In the latest installment of Uniquely Utah, Fox 13’s Todd Tanner takes us inside the historic Utah Arts theater in downtown Salt Lake City.

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